Independence Blue Cross Student Rec Center (IBC)



Regular Semester Hours of Operation (Begins Monday, August 27th)

Days Hours
Monday-Thursday 6:00am - 11:00pm
Friday 6:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 10:00pm

At a Glance

Front Check-In Counter: 215.204.2200

Open since the beginning of the 1998 spring semester, the Independence Blue Cross Student Recreation Center provides patrons with a variety of quality recreational opportunities and is the primary area for general fitness activities and programs. Access is available to students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Temple University who have paid the rec fee; access policies are strictly enforced. Located at the corner of 15th Street and Cecil B Moore Avenue, the entrance to the center is off of 15th Street across from the parking garage.

Facility Policies:

  1. Patrons must be 18 years or older and have valid Campus Recreation access to enter Campus Recreation facilities.
  2. Patrons must carry a valid Temple University issued identification card at all times.
  3. Use of Campus Recreation facilities and programs is voluntary.  Patrons assume all risk associated with participation.
  4. The following actions are cause for immediate dismissal from the facility and may result in temporary or permanent loss of privileges:
    • Disorderly conduct
    • Inappropriate behavior
    • Abuse of facility or equipment
    • Abuse of staff members
    • Disregard for Campus Recreation policies
    • Violation of university policies and procedures including, but not limited to, the Student Conduct Code
  5. Personal items that are not in use must be stored in a locker.  Campus Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  6. Equipment must be used as intended by the manufacturer.
  7. Staff has the right to prohibit any outside fitness equipment.
  8. Proper footwear is required at all times.  Proper footwear is defined as a sneaker that has a rubber, non-marking sole and covers the entire heel and top of the foot.
  9. Shirts must be worn at all times within Campus Recreation facilities.
  10. Food and non-sealed beverages are restricted to lounge areas.  All drinks must be in sealed, non-glass containers while in activity areas.
  11. Unauthorized use of camera/video/audio recording devices is prohibited.  Authorization must be in writing and may only be provided by Camus Recreation full-time staff.
  12. Personal music playing devices must be used with headphones at all times.
  13. Personal Training services may only be administered by Campus Recreation staff.  Unauthorized Personal Training is strictly prohibited.
  14. Weights must be controlled at all times.  Slamming, dropping and throwing of weights or equipment is prohibited.
  15. Return all weights and equipment to proper storage areas after use.
  16. Organized groups must receive proper approval to exercise within Campus Recreation facilities.


Three sports (basketball, soccer, and hockey) and three challenges (shooting, passing, dribbling). IBC Student Rec Center, Erny Outdoor Courts. Must have rec access.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
IBC Student Rececreation Center
1701 N. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US

Campus Rec is raffling off a Campus Rec Flag T-shirt this week in celebration of our Armed Forces, Police, Fire and Emergency personnel. Raffle locations are in all Campus Rec facilities. Winners will be emailed. Must have rec access.

Monday, November 5, 2018 (All day) to Monday, November 12, 2018 (All day)
Pearson Hall
1800 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US

Get ready to strengthen, stretch, and de-stress with some fresh, fun, new Mind Body offerings! During this week, all of our Yoga and Pilates sessions will be themed to bring some fun, fresh offerings to our schedule! Prizes will be raffled off in every session. IBC Student Rec Center, Room 205. Must have rec access.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
IBC Student Rececreation Center
1701 N. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US